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Jul 272017
 
The route up Broad Peak. Courtesy of polishwinterhimalaism.pl.

Broad Peak received more summits this summer of 2017. Climbers on K2 are now positioned at high camp in mixed weather, however they are experiencing deep snow. The next 24 hours will determine summit results and next several days for their safe return to base camp.

Broad Peak Summits!!

On Broad Peak, Tunç Fındık  posted they summited along with Oscar Cadiach, Yusuf and Ali!. Tunc is referred to as Bronze Nuts 🙂

Bronze Nuts Nuts’s’s’s’s………….. It was at saat:10:40 this morning.
Bronze @ 7800 M. And He’s on his way down.
Team-Oscar Cadiach, Yusuf, Ali Sadpara.
Bronze is 7300 m today. He’s going to go to camp 3., and he’s going to stay for 3. Camps tonight.

It is reported the Americans have turned back.

K2 Starts at 10  pm 27 July

There are at least 5 westerners and 9 Sherpas at Camp 4 on K2: Mingma G Sherpa, British-American Vanessa O’Brien’ , Icelander John Snorri Sigurjónsson with Tsering Sherpa , Fredrik Sträng and Polish climber and skier Andrzej Bargiel.

John Snorri Sigurjónsson via his InReach on K2 posted they are leaving C4 at 10 pm 27 July Pakistan time. This would have them summiting around 6:00 am 28 July local time:

In C4
snow depth 50 up to 100cm it cost all energy
took 12h c3 to c4
summit push start in 14h.
thank you all who are following

But Andrzej Bargiel who wants to ski down from the summit of K2 posted:

After a couple days with bad weather, snowfalls and no visibility, the sun has finally came out today. There’s a little “window” but according to various forecasts, the weather will change again in the evening. There is simply not enough time to think about a summit attack. We have to patiently wait for conditions to improve…

Best of luck to all

Climb On!
Alan
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